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A Information to Utilizing WeatherBug Obtain
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Welcome to WeatherBug Obtain
Welcome to WeatherBug Obtain! WeatherBug Obtain turns your college’s pure setting right into a studying setting. By combining meteorology with know-how, it energizes the classroom expertise for each academics and their college students in Science, Math, and Geography. Greater than 8,000 faculties throughout the nation take part in our award-winning WeatherBug Colleges program. Its easy-to-install and -use monitoring stations feed reside native climate knowledge into interactive actions, instruments, and standards-based classes. Even non-tech savvy academics can rapidly incorporate its know-how into their curriculum. This information will present you what’s accessible and the place to search out it inside Obtain. It’s our hope this information will assist you to change into as comfy utilizing WeatherBug Obtain in your classroom as you might be utilizing different assets at present accessible in your college. Please contact us with questions, feedback, or issues. , ext. 4302 Desk of Contents How Does WeatherBug Obtain Work? 3 WeatherBug Monitoring Station & Indoor Gear 4 Accessing WeatherBug Obtain 5 Your WeatherBug Obtain Dwelling 8 WeatherBug Obtain Help 9 WeatherBug Obtain Actions 10 WeatherBug Obtain Neighborhood 15 WeatherBug Obtain Instruments 16 WeatherBug Obtain Library 23 Archiving WeatherBug Obtain Sources 24 The WeatherBug Household 27 Contact Data 28 2



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How does WeatherBug work?
1 Monitoring Station on prime of college collects climate knowledge in real-time On TV for everybody in your group! At your college by At house or work for fogeys, academics and directors 4 And into the place it’s then accessible… How does WeatherBug work? Information is pushed throughout Web 3 Measured knowledge is collected and processed within the college on WeatherBug tools 2



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WeatherBug Monitoring Station and Indoor Gear
Information 27 real-time parameters Anemometer – Wind velocity – Wind course Sensor Shelter – Temperature – Relative humidity – Gentle depth Rain Gauge – Liquid precipitation WeatherBug Cameras – Excessive efficiency out of doors shade cameras – Captures nonetheless and time-lapse photos Digital Show Anemometer Sensor Shelter Blue Bug Field Rain Gauge Digital Show – Giant, simple to learn numerals – English/Metric items Inexperienced/Blue Bug Field – Replaces the necessity for a pc in monitoring station installations Movement Digicam HD Digicam 4



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Accessing WeatherBug Obtain
WeatherBug Obtain is a web-based software you possibly can entry from any pc related to the Web. To begin utilizing WeatherBug Obtain, open an internet browser and go to: WeatherBug Obtain is finest seen at a decision of 1024 x 768 pixels and with not less than Web Explorer 5.0 or Netscape Navigator 6.0 and Flash Participant 6.0 or newer 5



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Registration & Login Course of
Scholar Login College students enter: College’s zip code Select college title Choose grade degree WeatherBug Obtain scholar model will launch. Registration & Login Course of College Key Code Academics Registration & Login To entry the instructor version of WeatherBug Obtain, academics are required to create their very own Person Identify and Password. Choose the “Register Online” button and full your complete kind. Use the supplied College Key Code out of your Membership Certificates. Contact your college’s Obtain Lead Instructor for those who should not have a College Key Code. After your preliminary registration, you’ll solely want your Person Identify and Password to entry WeatherBug Obtain’s instructor version. 6

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The Two WeatherBug Obtain Views
Grades Instructor and Scholar Views Grades Pre-Okay – 5 Instructor and Scholar Views The WeatherBug Obtain view you’ve gotten entry is dependant upon the grade ranges at your college. There is no such thing as a distinction in content material; the views are designed to interact college students at completely different grade ranges. 7



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8 Metric/English Person Identification Your WeatherBug Obtain Dwelling
Change items of measure for whole product Person Identification This part identifies whether or not you might be in a instructor or scholar mode, your title when in instructor mode, and your college title. Your WeatherBug Obtain Dwelling Present Climate Roll your mouse over the climate station elements to see your present climate data Navigation Bar The place Your Information Involves Life! Climate Window Choose one of many tabs to view the latest digital camera, radar, or the newest climate video. Click on on the picture and you’ll be directed to the acceptable software for extra viewing choices. Featured Articles Well timed and seasonal information briefs and articles in your reference and use within the classroom 8



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WeatherBug Obtain Help
AYC Coaching Over 3 hours of self-paced coaching is included. Divided into 5 – quarter-hour, the coaching modules could also be accessed once you need and as usually as you want. Replace Profile Change your password, tackle, and grade ranges on this part. Contact Us The easiest way to contact us; Your feedback, suggestions, and request for help are necessary to us! 9



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Exercise Explorer means that you can Search By Exercise to search out rapidly an acceptable Lesson
Plan or Interactive Lesson by looking out topic space, grade degree, lesson sort and/or key phrases. Exercise Explorer permits academics to Search By Normal to search out the classes that align with particular requirements you want to tackle. 10



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refine the search with grade degree and topic space.
Search By Exercise Search By Exercise to discover a Lesson Plan or Interactive Lesson. You’ll be able to additional refine the search with grade degree and topic space. 11



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Search By Normal Search By Normal to search out classes that align along with your state’s requirements. Discover your state and drill right down to the grade and customary you want to tackle. 12



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Exploration Zone Exploration Zone permits Okay- 5 college students to maneuver by pre-designed Climate Items. Climate Items have Interactive Classes, pre-selected WeatherBug Monitoring Stations and WeatherBug Cameras to boost the lesson, and Worksheets to complement the Unit ideas. 13



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Extra Interdisciplinary Actions
Meteorologist of the Day A every day exercise that lets college students be the varsity’s meteorologist. BrainStorm Instructor submitted classes and actions Climate Movies Climate ideas and phenomena defined Meteorology Match Sport An exercise designed to check college students data of each present climate patterns and geography. SunWise Classes EPA’s SunWise program classes for solar security. Climate Casts The most recent native, nationwide and extreme climate casts. Lewis and Clark Climate Portal This exercise chronicles climate’s position within the Corps of Discovery’s journey. Climate Labs Climate devices and widgets to screensavers and podcasts 14

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WeatherBug Colleges Neighborhood
Information Heart The entire shared group assets wanted to make Obtain a hit at your college! Academics Academy A bunch of Obtain customers to contact about what works. Connections A publication fro registered Obtain academics. Your PHOTOS College students and academics can view participating photos and academics can Add scholar climate images or images of scholar tasks. 15



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Climate Observations Gives numerous codecs for present and historic knowledge. Graph two parameters to analyze the connection between. 16



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Digicam Loops and WeatherBug DataCam
Digicam Timelapse & WeatherBug Cameras present nonetheless, enlarged, and time lapsed photos from the closest, operational WeatherBug Digicam. WeatherBug DataCam combines time lapsed photos and graphed climate knowledge from the closest, operational WeatherBug monitoring station and digital camera. Transfer your mouse over the graph to see how the climate knowledge correlates to each present and historic photos. 17



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Map Gallery Device permits college students to create their very own climate maps primarily based upon present and historic circumstances. The software comprises a number of topographical maps inside every area that present satellite tv for pc imagery and climatic knowledge from WeatherBug monitoring stations inside the area. Native/Metro Maps show as much as 6 college websites permitting you to look at reside, native climate data and evaluate surrounding climate circumstances. Climate Maps show remoted radar and satellite tv for pc imagery outdoors the Map Gallery software. 18



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Storm Central 19 Storm Central has all of the instruments you must
Satellite tv for pc, Radar Maps and Outlook statements preserve you up to date with the newest data. Interactive Storm Tracker Monitor and examine present and historic storms and hurricanes. Storm Central has all of the instruments you have to examine extreme climate as a consequence of tropical storms and hurricanes. 19



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20 Native Abstract Robotically selects 10 WeatherBug
websites in your native space for a comparability of native local weather circumstances. U.S. Abstract Means that you can evaluate nationwide WeatherBug websites from as much as 8 regional areas of the U.S. in the identical desk. Canada Abstract Means that you can evaluate Canadian WeatherBug websites in the identical desk. Assume EXTREME circumstances! 20



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21 Storm Show Means that you can examine reside Nationwide Service
Service (NWS) advisories posted for the US. These watches and warnings could be seen on each nationwide and state maps. Drilling right down to the county degree gives the textual content for probably the most not too long ago posted NWS advisories. 21

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Change Monitoring Station and Change Digicam
This software means that you can choose a unique WeatherBug Monitoring station and/or digital camera. As soon as a brand new station and/or digital camera is chosen, all instruments, classes, and actions will use the chosen college’s knowledge and/or photos. 22



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23 Library A set of assets for academics and college students
alike! Three glossaries, extra photos, and every day climate info… 23



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Exporting Graphics from WeatherBug Obtain into Different Functions
Select the photograph, map, graph, or desk you want to export. “Copy” the picture or desk. Open the applying (Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint). Place the picture or desk within the new program. The chosen picture will now be positioned within the doc. You’ll be able to modify the location inside the doc as vital. **Flash photos require the usage of the Print Display screen function somewhat than copy. 1 3 4 2 24



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Import a Desk into Excel for Further Manipulation
To create graphs, restrict/type the information proven, and calculate the sum, common, imply, median, and/or mode for climate parameters. 1 Inside WeatherBug Obtain, use your mouse to spotlight the part of the desk or whole desk you want to export. “Copy” your selection. Open a brand new Excel web page. Inside the spreadsheet, proper click on within the “A1” cell and select “Paste” from the choice itemizing or select the “Paste” choice within the Device Bar. The info is now in a spreadsheet format and could be manipulated utilizing the Excel software instruments. 2 3 4 5 25



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Save a Time-Lapse Sequence to Energy Level
Choose the time-lapse sequence you want to save from Digicam Loops. Discover the earliest hourly picture you want to save and click on on “Export”. The picture will seem in a pop-up field. “Copy” and “Paste” this picture to a clean PowerPoint slide as directed within the pop-up window. Advance the picture one hour utilizing the slider beneath the digital camera picture. “Copy” and “Paste” the brand new picture onto the identical slide. This may paste photos one on prime of the opposite on a single slide. Proceed step 3 till all hourly photos you want to use have been copied and pasted. Underneath “Slide Show – Custom Animation” set every picture to routinely seem. Save file.. Save a Time-Lapse Sequence to Energy Level 1 2 3 5 2,3,4 5 26



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College students, Academics, Dad and mom, and the Complete Neighborhood View WeatherBug Climate Data Via Many Accessible Choices



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Please contact us with any questions, feedback, or issues:
You at the moment are able to get your college students concerned in all of the real-world actions WeatherBug Obtain gives throughout the curriculum! Please contact us with any questions, feedback, or issues: The Staff , ext. 4302 or 28

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